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Returns the different elements of a path: disk, directories, name and extension of the file.
Versions 15 and later
Android This function is now available for Android applications.
New in version 15
Android This function is now available for Android applications.
Android This function is now available for Android applications.
Versions 16 and later
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available for Windows Phone applications.
New in version 16
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available for Windows Phone applications.
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available for Windows Phone applications.
Versions 17 and later
iPhone/iPad This function is now available for iPhone/iPad applications.
New in version 17
iPhone/iPad This function is now available for iPhone/iPad applications.
iPhone/iPad This function is now available for iPhone/iPad applications.
Versions 18 and later
Android Widget This function is now available in Android Widget mode.
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Windows Store apps mode.
New in version 18
Android Widget This function is now available in Android Widget mode.
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Windows Store apps mode.
Android Widget This function is now available in Android Widget mode.
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Windows Store apps mode.
Versions 21 and later
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
New in version 21
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
WINDEVWEBDEV - Server codeReports and QueriesJavaPHPAjaxUser code (UMC)
sFilePath is string
sResFileName is string
sResPathName is string

sFilePath = "C:\MyDirectories\File.doc"

// Retrieve the name of the file
sResFileName = fExtractPath(sFilePath, fFileName)
// sResFileName corresponds to "File"

// Retrieve the disk and path of the file
sResPathName = fExtractPath(sFilePath, fDrive + fDirectory)
// sResPathName corresponds to "C:\MyDirectories\"
WINDEVWEBDEV - Server codeReports and QueriesJavaPHPAjaxUser code (UMC)
// Use of UNC paths
Trace(fExtractPath("\\lg-br\sharedfiles\downloads\WINDEV\setup.exe", fDrive))
// Returns \\lg-br\sharedfiles
Trace(fExtractPath("\\lg-br\sharedfiles\downloads\WINDEV\setup.exe", fDirectory))
// Returns \downloads\WINDEV\
Windows Mobile
sFilePath is string
sResFileName is string

sFilePath = "C:\MyDirectories\File.psw"

// Retrieve the name of the file
sResFileName = fExtractPath(sFilePath, fFileName)
// sResFileName corresponds to "File"
Syntax
<Result> = fExtractPath(<File path> , <Path section to extract>)
<Result>: Character string
  • Requested path section,
  • Empty string ("") if an error occurred. To get the details of the error, use ErrorInfo with the errMessage constant.
<File path>: Character string (with quotes)
Name and full (or relative) path of file (up to 260 characters). A UNC path can be used. The existence of <File path> is not checked by fExtractPath. If the path does not end with a "\" character, the last element is considered as being a file.
Versions 15 and later
WindowsLinux This parameter can be in Ansi or Unicode format.
AndroidAndroid Widget This parameter can correspond to a full path or a path relative to the current directory (returned by fCurrentDir). This parameter is case-sensitive.
Reminder: In Android, the file system is read-only on the device and on the emulator. An application can only write to its setup directory or one of its subdirectories, as well as to the external memory (SDCard).
New in version 15
WindowsLinux This parameter can be in Ansi or Unicode format.
AndroidAndroid Widget This parameter can correspond to a full path or a path relative to the current directory (returned by fCurrentDir). This parameter is case-sensitive.
Reminder: In Android, the file system is read-only on the device and on the emulator. An application can only write to its setup directory or one of its subdirectories, as well as to the external memory (SDCard).
WindowsLinux This parameter can be in Ansi or Unicode format.
AndroidAndroid Widget This parameter can correspond to a full path or a path relative to the current directory (returned by fCurrentDir). This parameter is case-sensitive.
Reminder: In Android, the file system is read-only on the device and on the emulator. An application can only write to its setup directory or one of its subdirectories, as well as to the external memory (SDCard).
Windows Mobile This path must be a full path or a UNC path. It cannot be a relative path.
Versions 17 and later
iPhone/iPad This parameter can correspond to a full path or a path relative to the current directory (returned by fCurrentDir). This parameter is case-sensitive.
Reminder: On iPhone/iPad, the file system is read-only on the device and on the emulator. An application can only write to its setup directory or one of its subdirectories.
New in version 17
iPhone/iPad This parameter can correspond to a full path or a path relative to the current directory (returned by fCurrentDir). This parameter is case-sensitive.
Reminder: On iPhone/iPad, the file system is read-only on the device and on the emulator. An application can only write to its setup directory or one of its subdirectories.
iPhone/iPad This parameter can correspond to a full path or a path relative to the current directory (returned by fCurrentDir). This parameter is case-sensitive.
Reminder: On iPhone/iPad, the file system is read-only on the device and on the emulator. An application can only write to its setup directory or one of its subdirectories.
<Path section to extract>: Constant or combination of constants
Section of file path to extract:
fDriveName of the unit.
LinuxAndroidAndroid Widget iPhone/iPadWindows Mobile This constant is not available.
fExtensionExtension of the file, preceded by "."
fFileNameName of the file (without extension).
fDirectoryDifferent directories of the file (the file name and extension are not returned).
Remarks
WINDEVWEBDEV - Server codeReports and QueriesUniversal Windows 10 AppJavaPHPAjaxUser code (UMC)

Example of extracted path

If the specified path is "C:\Temp\Data\File.txt", fExtractPath returns:
  • fExtension: .txt
  • fFileName: File
  • fDirectory: \Temp\Data\
  • fDrive: C:
  • fFileName+fExtension: File.txt
  • fDirectory+fFileName: \Temp\Data\File
  • etc.
AndroidAndroid Widget Windows Mobile

Example of extracted path

If the specified path is "\Temp\Data\File.txt", fExtractPath returns:
  • fExtension: .txt
  • fFileName: File
  • fDirectory: \Temp\Data\
  • fFileName+fExtension: File.txt
  • fDirectory+fFileName: \Temp\Data\File
  • etc.
Component : wd260std.dll
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
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Video FextractPath
https://youtu.be/pOujawO1cVo
https://windevdesenvolvimento.blogspot.com/2019/09/dicas-2291-windev-webdev-mobile.html
// BTN_ABRE_DOCUMENTO
extensao_arquivo is string=fExtractPath(TABLE_ARQUIVOS.COL_ARQUIVO,fExtension)
IF extensao_arquivo=".txt" THEN
ShellExecute(TABLE_ARQUIVOS.COL_ARQUIVO)
ELSE
OpenDocument(TABLE_ARQUIVOS.COL_ARQUIVO)
END
amarildo
15 Sep. 2019